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The City of Yarra is located next to the City of Melbourne on its north east side and includes the suburbs of Collingwood, Richmond and Fitzroy. Yarra is home to a diverse community of over 80,000 people and Gross Regional Product of A$9.5 billion.

There are plenty of things to see and do in Yarra and residents love the good quality schools, inner-city lifestyle and bustling nightlife. 


Find out more at the City of Yarra website

Main Suburbs:
  • Carlton North
  • Fitzroy
  • Collingwood
  • Richmond
  • Clifton Hill

Key industries:
  • Professional, scientific and technical
  • Healthcare
  • Education and training

Yarra at a glance

5-7km
North east of Melbourne’s city centre
11-15mins
Travel time from the city by car or bus
5-20mins
Travel time from the city by train
$1.6Million
Median house cost (July 2017)
$585,150
Median unit price (July 2017)
14
Primary schools
7
High schools
1
University campuses
$720
Median house rental per week (March 2017)
$510
Median unit rental per week (March 2017)

Education

Find an early childhood service or school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and preschool.

Access the Victorian Skills Gateway to find local Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers. This includes public TAFE institutions, adult community education and private VET providers.

Health

To locate a hospital in this area, see hospitals and health services on the Victorian Government’s health.vic website.

Visit the Better Health Channel's health services directory for more health care information and services.

Where are most migrants from?

Flag of England 3.8%
England
Flag of NZ 3.1%
New Zealand
Flag of Vietnam 3.0%
Vietnam
Flag of China 1.8%
China
Flag of Greece 1.3%
Greece

Top five languages other than English

3.9%
Vietnamese
2.6%
Greek
2.2%
Mandarin
1.8%
Italian
1.4%
Cantonese
Sources:

House and unit prices: Home Price Guide.
Rental prices: Department of Health and Human Services Rental Report 
Cultural groups: Census 2016, ABS

More information: To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory.